The school confirmed the report after New Haven police received an anonymous call about a person with a gun on its grounds.
The Yale Daily News reported that a SWAT team was on campus.
SWAT teams sighted on Old Campus.— Yale Daily News (@yaledailynews) November 25, 2013
Police told the Yale Daily News that no shots were fired.
NHPD Lieutenant Jeff Hoffman confirms no shootings, no injuries.— Yale Daily News (@yaledailynews) November 25, 2013
The Harford Courant reported that police received a call from a man who said his roommate was headed to campus with a gun to shoot people. New Haven police spokesman Officer David Hartman told the Courant that the person spotted on campus was carrying a long gun.
The ATF, state and local police were still searching for the suspect at about 1 p.m., according to an update on the Yale emergency website.
There is no change in the campus status. We do not have additional informaiton at this time. Those on campus should continue shelter in place.
The university lifted the shelter in place order at 3:10 p.m. for all areas on campus except for Old Campus and Calhoun College, according to the university emergency website.